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My New Mac, Lion Edition: Simple Projects to Get You Started
     

My New Mac, Lion Edition: Simple Projects to Get You Started

by Wallace Wang
 

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"Highly recommended for newbies and switchers."
—MacWorld

So you finally took the plunge and bought a Mac. Whether it's a MacBook, Mac Pro, Mac mini, an Air, or iMac—it's still your Mac, and it runs the Macintosh operating system, OS X. But what do you do with your Mac after you turn it on? How about setting up an email account, video-chatting

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"Highly recommended for newbies and switchers."
—MacWorld

So you finally took the plunge and bought a Mac. Whether it's a MacBook, Mac Pro, Mac mini, an Air, or iMac—it's still your Mac, and it runs the Macintosh operating system, OS X. But what do you do with your Mac after you turn it on? How about setting up an email account, video-chatting with your relatives, or playing your favorite songs and movies? You need a book like My New Mac to make everything easy.

In the Lion edition of the best-selling My New Mac, you'll find 56 simple projects that will have you doing useful things right away—like surfing the Internet, sending email, listening to music, and playing with your digital photos. Fun stuff, if you know how to do it.

You'll also learn how to:

  • Connect to the Internet, chat with your friends, and listen to online radio stations
  • Install new software and customize your Mac
  • Control your Mac with Mission Control and sweet touch-gestures
  • View stocks, flights, and the weather at a glance
  • Play and burn CDs and DVDs
  • Use parental controls to limit your children's computer and Internet access
  • Transfer photos from your digital camera to your computer
  • Share songs, images, and documents wirelessly between Macs
  • Use the Mac's security features to keep your computer safe from intruders

Don't put off learning how to use your new computer. Let Wallace Wang show you the ropes with My New Mac.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593274047
Publisher:
No Starch Press San Francisco, CA
Publication date:
09/15/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
20 MB
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Meet the Author

Wallace Wang is the author of numerous best-selling computer books including Steal This Computer Book, Steal This File Sharing Book, My New Mac, and The Book of Nero (all No Starch Press). He is also a successful standup comic who has appeared on A&E's "Evening at the Improv" and appears regularly at the Riviera Comedy Club in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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